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[audio]"The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi" by Michael Nyman performed by Del Sol String Quartet at Other Minds 11, 2005 - Michael Nyman
U.S. Concert Premiere of The Ballad of Kastriot Rexhepi (2001) by Michael Nyman performed by the Del Sol String Quartet with Soprano Cheryl Keller at Other Minds 11 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2005. Del Sol String Quartet Charlton Lee, viola Kate Stenberg, violin Rick Shinozaki, violin Monica Scott, cello Cheryl Keller, soprano Text by visual artist Mary Kelly, whose installation of a room-sized lint sculpture was the inspiration for the composition.
Keywords: 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 2,368
[audio]Takashi Harada: A Recital for Ondes Martenot & Piano at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Other Minds
Takashi Harada's 2002 recital for Ondes Martenot and piano at The Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. A Recital for Ondes Martenot and Piano Dedicated to the memory of Jeanne Loriod (1928-2001) Takashi Harada, Ondes Martenot Hiroko Sakurazawa, piano Pieces streamed in order: Andre Jolivet: Trois Poemes pour Ondes Martenot et Piano (1935) West Coast Premiere Ondes Serimpie Chant d'oppression Takashi Harada: Poison d'or, for Ondes & Piano (2001) U.S...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Music; Electro-acoustic
Downloads: 2,573
[audio]Tania León at Other Minds 8, 2002 - Tania Leon
Tania León's 2002 music, performed at The Other Minds Music Festival 8 in San Francisco California. Arenas d'un tiempo (Sands of Time, 1992) West Coast Premiere Performed by Continuum (David Gresham, clarinet; Kristina Reiko Cooper, cello; Cheryl Seltzer, piano) Canto (2000) West Coast Premiere Cinco (Five, text by Maya Islas); Atadercer en el Tropico (Dusk in the Tropics, text by Jose Triana); Cancion de Cuna (Cradle Song, text by Jose Kozer); Epitalamio (Epithalamium, text by Jose Kozer); XXI...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; World Music
Downloads: 449
[audio]Terry Riley Day: Interview
On June 24, 1985, as part of a fundraising marathon, KPFA-FM celebrated Terry Riley's 50th birthday by dedicating an entire day to his music. Part of those celebrations included this in-studio interview with the composer, in which he discusses his life and work with Charles Amirkhanian, Russ Jennings, and others. Topics covered include just intonation, repetitive or minimal music, and the influence of Indian vocalist Pandit Pran Nath on Riley's music...
Keywords: 20th century classical; Interview and Music; Just Intonation; KPFA-FM; New Music
Downloads: 106
[audio]Terry Riley on Pandit Pran Nath
Charles Amirkhanian and Harvey Wallerstin talk with composers Terry Riley and Jordan Stenberg about their studies with Pandit Pran Nath, a master of Indian vocal music. They describe Pran Nath’s spiritual approach to music and his philosophy the true music is found inbetween the notes. Riley also describes his time spent in India studying with Pran Nath, and his impressions of the culture including contemporary Indian films and music.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview; World Music; Pandit Pran Nath; Terry Riley; Jordan Stenberg
Downloads: 542
[audio]Thank You, Thelonious by Neil Rolnick
On October 7, 1976, at the San Francisco’s Conservatory of Music’s Hellman Hall, the ensemble New Beginnings, performed “Thank You, Thelonious,” a composition by Neil B. Rolnick. The work, which is scored for trumpet, trombone, cello, cimbalom, and percussion, mixes the New Music aesthetic with some distinctly jazz like elements.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Neil Rolnick
Downloads: 110
[audio]That Morning Thing, an opera by Robert Ashley
A live recording of the complete experimental opera, “That Morning Thing” by Robert Ashley, possibly from the Dec. 8, 1969 performance at Mills College. Composed in 1967 this was Ashley’s second foray into the realm of avant-garde musical theater, and is a work for five principal voices, eight dancers, women's chorus and tape. The mainstream media’s reaction, as well as that of some in the audience, was notably mixed, however rather than being a commentary on the ultimate quality of the ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Opera; Music Theatre; Robert Ashley
Downloads: 5,096
[audio]The 12th International Sound Poetry Festival
The The 12th International Sound Poetry Festival was held at the Washington Square Church in New York City in April 1980. Organized by Charlie Morrow and Sten Hanson, the Festival included performances by such well known composers and poets as Jerome Rothenberg, Adriano Spatola, Charles Amirkhanian, Beth Anderson, Bernard Heidsieck, John Giorno, and Jackson Mac Low. In this program you will hear selections from the Festival, that range from traditional modern poetry, performance poetry, phonetic...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Spoken Word; Sound Poetry; Text-sound compositions
Downloads: 111
[audio]The Age of the Talking Machine: A Review of Vintage Recordings
Byron Bryant and Will Ogden review vintage recordings from the beginning of the 20th Century, focusing on the early cello recording of Pablo Casals, made between 1915 to 1926. Although the quality of the recordings made with an assortment of early technologies are scratchy at times, the strength of the performances, especially those by Casals, can not be denied. At a time when many great performers were heard only in the concert halls, and for that reason their reputations are perhaps diminished...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Classical Music; vintage recordings
Downloads: 313
[audio]The Alex Blake Quintet performs at Other Minds 10, 2004 - Alex Blake
The Alex Blake Quintet performs at Other Minds 10 at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2004. Alex Blake, bass Chris Hunter, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone Ted Cruz, piano Victor Jones, drums Bidal Roy, tables Panamanian-born and New York-raised, Alex Blake draws upon his eclectic Latin and post bop experience to create exciting and original music. Blake was precociously talented as a youth, touring with Sun Ra as a teenager, and later with Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard and M...
Keywords: Jazz
Downloads: 1,826
[audio]The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali: Part 1
Kay Boyle introduces a series of readings taken from the autobiography of the Italian American poet Emanuel Carnevali. Born to a morphine addicted mother and abusive father, Carnevali wrote poetry that spoke to the disillusionment he felt as an immigrant in America. He never seemed to hold down a job for very long and had a number of disastrous love affairs. Although well respected by such poets as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, and Carl Sandburg, Carnevali was never financially successful...
Keywords: KPFA; Spoken Word; Literature; Poetry; Emanuel Carnevali
Downloads: 77
[audio]The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali: Part 2
Kay Boyle introduces a series of readings taken from the autobiography of the Italian American poet Emanuel Carnevali. Born to a morphine addicted mother and abusive father, Carnevali wrote poetry that spoke to the disillusionment he felt as an immigrant in America. He never seemed to hold down a job for very long and had a number of disastrous love affairs. Although well respected by such poets as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, and Carl Sandburg, Carnevali was never financially successful...
Keywords: KPFA; Spoken Word; Literature; Poetry; Emanuel Carnevali
Downloads: 117
[audio]The Autobiography of Emanuel Carnevali: Part 3
Kay Boyle introduces a series of readings taken from the autobiography of the Italian American poet Emanuel Carnevali. Born to a morphine addicted mother and abusive father, Carnevali wrote poetry that spoke to the disillusionment he felt as an immigrant in America. He never seemed to hold down a job for very long and had a number of disastrous love affairs. Although well respected by such poets as William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, and Carl Sandburg, Carnevali was never financially successful...
Keywords: KPFA; Spoken Word; Literature; Poetry; Emanuel Carnevali
Downloads: 99
[audio]The Birds at 1644 Curtis Street, in Berkeley, CA
On October 10, 1971, from about 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Charles Amirkhanian recorded the sparrows in two redwood trees located near the house at 1644 Curtis Street in Berkeley, California. Neighborhood children, cars, motorcycles, and curious passerby's form portions of the sonic scenario.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; World Ear Project Series; Other Finds; Soundscapes
Downloads: 100
[audio]The Brothers
A recording of a live performance of George Antheil's one act opera, The Brothers.
Keywords: Music; Opera; George Antheil
Downloads: 375
[audio]The Chamber Music of Richard Maxfield
A selection of early, mostly chamber music works by the American composer, Richard Maxfield. Although perhaps known best for his pioneering work in the realm of electronic music, Maxfield was first an award winning composer of 20th century classical music, who studied with Roger Sessions and Milton Babbitt. The first work heard in this program is the finale of his “Piano Sonata No. 2” which was dedicated to Roger Sessions...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Richard Maxfield; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 189
[audio]The Changing Face of Igor Stravinsky
William Malloch shows how the performer’s and conductor’s attitudes toward Stravinsky’s music, including those of Stravinsky himself, have changed through the years. This program includes a discussion of these changes as well as musical examples of various versions each of the “Firebird”, “Petrouchka”, and “Le Sacre du Printemps (Rite of Spring)” recorded from the 1930s to the 1950s by a variety of orchestras and conductors...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; KPFK; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Igor Stravinsky
Downloads: 593
[audio]The Composer: Loren Rush
From a recording made on November 21, 1967, composer Loren Rush introduces a program of his own music. After beginning the program with an untitled piano piece that he was still working on, Rush then plays a recording of Dwight Peltzer premiering Rush’s 1963 composition “Hexahedron” which is an aleatoric composition scored for solo piano. Next Rush discusses the characteristics of much of his music and his basic compositional style, followed by a live demonstration of some of the character...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Loren Rush; Music; Interview; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 99
[audio]The Cradle Will Rock: original cast recording
The original cast recording of Marc Blitzstein's The Cradle will Rock, with Blitzstein on piano. From the 78s.
Keywords: Music; Opera; Marc Blitzstein
Downloads: 670
[audio]The Different Computer of Laurie Spiegel
Computer music pioneer Laurie Spiegel discusses her compositional tools and processes with host Jude Quintieré (WBAI). Having recently completed a number of works using the GROOVE system at Bell Labs, Spiegel describes the flexibility of her programs, and her approach to sequencing and real-time manipulation of synthesized sounds. The composer further elaborates on the evolution of her personal interests, especially in regard to her use of specific pitch and rhythmic materials drawn from her ex...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; WBAI; Interview and Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Laurie Spiegel
Downloads: 1,136
[audio]The Electronic Theater Music of Daniel Lentz
In program made in association with WOUB Radio of Ohio University and the Appalachian Lighthouse of Athens, Ohio, Daniel Lentz is interviewed about his Electronic Theater Music which was presented in concert at the Appalachian Lighthouse in 1967. The Lighthouse was a concert space equipped with state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and visual projection equipment, which specialized in multi-media performances...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; WOUB; Interview; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Daniel Lentz
Downloads: 210
[audio]The Ensemble for New Music (Alea II) 1971 Concert, pieces by Joseph Matthias Hauer, Michael Andrews, Frederick Rzewski and Richard Borovsky - Joseph Mattias Hauer, Michael Andrews, Frederick Rzewski, Richard Borovsky
The Ensemble for New Music and The Alea Special Chorus Concert, 11/23/71 8pm at Dinkenspiel Auditorium, Stanford University. Joseph Matthias Hauer: Atonale Musik (1922) Michael Andrews: Planctus, in Memoriam Stravinsky: Motetus ad 3 vocum for soprano, tenor saxophone, tampani, prepared piano, and gongs (first performance) Frederick Rzewski: Composition for Two Players (1964), Gary Greenberg and John Howe, players Richard Borovsky: Studies on a Cosmic Law (1968, 1971) (first performance)
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 547
[audio]The Ensemble for New Music (Alea II) Concert, with pieces by Joseph Matthias Hauer, Michael Andrews, Frederick Rzewski, Richard Borovsky
A concert of New Music presented by the Ensemble for New Music and the Alea Special Chorus held at the Dinkenspiel Auditorium of Stanford University in November of 1971. Works include Joseph Matthias Hauer's 1922 piece "Atonale Musik", Planctus, in Memoriam by Matthew Andrews, Composition for Two Players by Frederick Rzewski, as well as the premiere of Richard Borovsky's "Studies on a Cosmic Law".
Keywords: Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Ensemble for New Music; Alea II
Downloads: 216
[audio]The Expanded Ear: Six Acre jam
Charles Amirkhanian reports on The Expanded Ear music conference, held on April 27-29, 1973 at the Camp de Benneville Pines, in the San Bernardino National Forest. The highlight of the conference was the Six Acre Jam, performed over a hillside by about 60 musicians and no less than ten synthesizers. Join Charles as he takes a walk through the woods interviewing performers and composers, including Richard Bunger, Barry Gott, Jacques Bekaert, Nicolas Slonimsky & Dane Rudhyar, all while the sounds ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Free Improvisation; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic
Downloads: 344
[audio]The Festival of Christmas: Carols & Songs
Terry Hawkins presents a program of traditional Christmas carols performed by a variety of famous opera singers,choirs, and orchestras. The recordings heard are of a consistent high quality and Hawkins provides valuable commentary as to the origin of many of these very familiar songs. Even those for whom Christmas may not be a religious holiday should enjoy these soaring and inspirational melodies.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Choruses; Christmas music; Classical music
Downloads: 788
[audio]The First Festival of Contemporary Music in Tokyo
This is a program of music, that was initially presented at the First Festival of Contemporary Music in Tokyo, in September of 1960. The program begins with a “Piano Sonata”, composed by Akira Miyoshi in 1958. Miyoshi was born in 1933 and is the author of numerous orchestral, chamber, and choral works, as well as the musical radio drama “Ondine”. The pianist in this performance is Yūko Yamaoka...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 139
[audio]The Flowing Stream Ensemble at Hertz Hall, 1977
A live broadcast of a concert of traditional Chinese music performed by the Flowing Stream Ensemble, given at Hertz Hall on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley on March 9, 1977. Ensemble director and performer, Betty Wong, introduces the pieces and provides some background information about the music and the instruments used to perform it.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; World Music; Flowing Stream Ensemble
Downloads: 159
[audio]The Fourth Annual New Sounds San Jose: Concert One
A recording of works by Robert Erickson given at the 4th Annual New Sounds San Jose Concert in 1982. Works include Night Music for trumpet and instrumental ensemble, a cantata based on a text by Wallace Stevens, Summer Music for violin and tape, and others.
Keywords: New Sounds San Jose; Music; 20th Century Classical; Robert Erickson
Downloads: 284
[audio]The Fourth Annual New Sounds San Jose: Concert Two
The San Francisco Guitar Quartet performs works by Joaquin Rodrigo, John Duarte Federico Moreno-Torroba, Manuel de Falla, and others. Recorded May 9, 1982 as part of the 4th Annual New Sounds San Jose Concerts.
Keywords: New Sounds San Jose; Music; 20th Century Classical; San Francisco Guitar Quartet
Downloads: 506
[audio]The Greatest Hits of BIOME
Members of BIOME, a live electronic music ensemble, perform Tactus Tempus by Frank McCarty, live on KPFA on February 22, 1973. The performers are Allen Strange, Frank McCarty, Pat Strange, Boots McCarty, Steve Ruppenthal, and Steve Whealton. Following the piece, which is performed on four Synthi electronic music modules, the players talk with Charles Amirkhanian about the group and their music.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; BIOME
Downloads: 533
[audio]The Guitar Quartet by Paul Dresher
A performance of Paul Dresher’s “Guitar Quartet,” recorded at the Live Oak Theater in Berkeley, CA., on February 23, 1975. Dresher, who is perhaps best known for his many music theater pieces, composed this quietly melodic, yet hypnotic work, for four acoustic guitars in 1975. While the influence of the then popular repetitive or minimal style can be detected, the work clearly stands the test of time, and its softly intricate rhythm patterns is bound to engage and please almost any listene...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Guitar Quartets; Paul Dresher
Downloads: 692
[audio]The History of Sound Poetry: An Introduction - Charles Amirkhanian
Charles Amirkhanian traces developments in 20th Century text-sound composition, including recorded examples by such historical figures as Kurt Schwitters, Raoul Hausmann, Ernst Toch, Gertrude Stein, Mauricio Lemaitre, François Dufrene and Henri Chopin. More modern examples of American work follows. Production of this program funded by the Berkeley Civic Arts Commission.
Keywords: Sound Poetry; Documentary; Electro-Acoustic/Electronic
Downloads: 1,360
[audio]The Inauguration of the KPFA Harpsichord by Barry Taxman
Barry Taxman studied with Paul Hindemith, Quincy Porter, and Darius Milhaud, and has taught at Yale, The Music and Arts Institute of San Francisco, Juilliard, and the School of American Ballet in New York. In 1970 he was living in Berkeley , CA>, and composed “The Inauguration of the KPFA harpsichord” for a the then, recently constructed instrument, built for KPFA by Jon Bokelman, also of Berkeley...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Harpsichord music; Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 67
[audio]The Jewish Bob Dylan
Bernard Timberg analyzes the songs of Bob Dylan looking for Jewish themes and imagery. He identifies messianic longings in Quinn the Eskimo, references to Jewish burial practices in Masters of War, and finds significance in the fact that the initials of John Wesley Harding can be interpreted as the name of the Jewish God, YHWH. Issues such as social justice and a sense of out-sideness imbue the songs of Dylan as they do the history of the Jewish people...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Documentary; Folk Music; Bob Dylan
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[audio]The Late Piano Sonatas of George Antheil
In December 1970, Charles visited Böske Antheil (widow of the late composer) at her home in Los Angeles. During a search of the family archives two acetate private recordings of the Third (1947) and Fifth Piano Sonata (1950) were discovered. The performances were by Frederick Marvin who also performs the Fourth Sonata (1948) on an early LP recording (Alco ALP 1007). The program begins with a performance of the Second Sonata, "Airplane," composed in 1922...
Keywords: Interview and Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; George Antheil
Downloads: 633
[audio]The Lieder of Alma Mahler
A July 1965 broadcast of a live in-studio concert featuring songs by Alma Mahler plus the first movement of what might have been Gustav Mahler’s first piano quartet. Alma Mahler had been working on these songs when she first met and later married Gustav Mahler. Unhappy with the idea of his wife composing rather than devoting her time to himself, Mahler initially insisted that she stop. Only later, (as is related in a passage from her autobiography read by the actress Maria Palmer at the start ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; KPFK-FM: Music; Art Songs; 20th Century Classical; Alma Mahler
Downloads: 532
[audio]The Life and Music of Elie Siegmeister
In a recording made on March 24, 1972 and first broadcast on July 31st of that year, Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Elie Siegmeister and his wife Hannah, while also playing a wide assortment of his music. Known for his interest in American music and the plight of the working class, Siegmeister has written art songs, operas, musicals, and film scores, as well as a wide variety of orchestral and chamber works...
Keywords: KPFA-FM: Interview; Music; 20th Century Classical; Art Songs
Downloads: 91
[audio]The Melodious Keypunch: Keyboard works of Joio, Barber, Stravinsky, and Shapero
Host Charles Amirkhanian plays selected keyboard works of Dello Joio, Samuel Barber, Igor Stravinsky, and Harold Shapero. Discussions about each piece follows as well as a story told by Stravinsky of the time when he stayed in Oakland, CA as a guest of the Milhauds.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Keyboard
Downloads: 249
[audio]The Music of Alvin Curran and MEV
A selection of recordings and live performances by Alvin Curran and his group MEV (Musica Elettronica Viva). This is classic, avant-garde, electro-acoustic music from the 1960s and early 70s.
Keywords: Music; Avant-Garde; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Alvin Curran
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[audio]The Music of Bernard van Beurden
Han Reiziger interviews the Dutch composer, Bernard van Beurden, and plays a number of his works. Beurden, who was born in 1933, and is not very well known in the United States, composes avant-garde music, often preferring to work with youth or amateur groups, rather than with professional orchestras. The result is often a less polished yet more vibrant performance, as is demonstrated on a number of the works played here...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; Avant-Garde; 20th Century Classical; Han Reiziger
Downloads: 232
[audio]The Music of Charlemagne Palestine
Ingram Marshall presents a program on the life and work of composer and visual artist, Charlemagne Palestine. Palestine began his musical career as a carillonneur at St. Thomas's Church in New York City, and later studied electronic music with Morton Subotnick at NYU. In 1970 this quintessential New Yorker traveled west to study at Cal Arts where he became interested in using electronics to produce a subtle style of drone music...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-Acoustic; Minimalism; Charlemagne Palestine
Downloads: 585
[audio]The Music of Chou Wen-Chung
In this program, recorded in 1966, host Ann McMillan talks with the Chinese-born composer and long-time teacher at Columbia University, Chou Wen-Chung. Chou Wen-Chung describes his music as an attempt to capture the same emotionality of Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and landscape painting. While presenting many of his compositions, McMillan also reads translations of several of the poems that served as the inspiration for the works...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; WBAI; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Chou Wen-Chung
Downloads: 597
[audio]The Music of Dane Rudhyar
Pianist Edmund Correia performs two works (Autumn and Third Pentagram) by Dane Rudhyar. These recordings were made on May 28, 1981.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Dane Rudhyar
Downloads: 325
[audio]The Music of John Vincent
Composer John Vincent (b. 1902, Birmingham, Alabama) is best known for his “Symphony in D” which was recorded and often played by Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. His music is exuberant and joyful and makes for some fine listening in this program which also includes an interview recorded in Los Angeles. You will hear his “Symphony in D,” “Quartet No. 2 for Strings” (1967), “Symphonic Poem after Descartes” (1958), and the “Benjamin Franklin Suite for String Orchest...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; John Vincent
Downloads: 182
[audio]The Music of Lou Harrison
Charles Amirkhanian introduces Lou Harrison, who then introduces two of his works. The first is Solstice, a ballet written for the Jean Erdman Dance Group and scored for flute, oboe, trumpet, 2 celli, bass, tack piano, and celesta. The second work is a collection of his Peace Pieces, recorded on August 17, 1968 at the Cabrillo Music Festival. All the Peace Pieces are political protest pieces.
Keywords: Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Orchestral Music
Downloads: 705
[audio]The Music of Lou Harrison
Recorded in August of 1968 this is a wonderful four part program in which American composer Lou Harrison presents a selection of his varied works, in roughly chronological order. The program begins with Harrison providing a brief biographical sketch of his life in which he describes being born in Oregon and how he then moved with his family to Northern California, and his subsequent self-identification as a San Francisco Bay Area composer...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Interview; Microtonal Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Percussion Music
Downloads: 220
[audio]The Music of Orlando García
Orlando Jacinto García, is a Cuban-born, American composer of new music, and is Professor of Music and Director of the Composition Program for the School of Music at Florida International University. He studied with Morton Feldman, has composed more than 100 works in many different genres, worked with numerous ensembles, and has founded and directed a number of international festivals, including the New Music Miami Festival and the Music of the Americas Festival...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic
Downloads: 218
[audio]The Music of Peter Gena
A collection of recordings of compositions by American pianist and composer, Peter Gena. Gena received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D in musical composition from State University of New York at Buffalo and has studied with Lejaren Hiller and Morton Feldman. Gena often composes in the minimalist style of Steve Reich and Terry Riley but also has training in electronic music and has collaborated with geneticists, to develop methods of employing DNA sequences as the basis of musical compositions...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; 20th Century Classical; Minimalism; Peter Gena
Downloads: 255
[audio]The N.P.N.-- P.N.P. Variations by John Payne
“The N.P.N.-- P.N.P. Variations” is a work by electronic composer John Payne, and was composed for a broadcast by KPFA in 1971. The work is for dual pianos and altered pianos. There is an intitial statement for two pianos, followed by four variations for dual altered pianos, in which the sound of the pianos is modified by physical and electronic means. The performer on this tape piece is the composer, John Payne.
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Electro-acoustic; Electronic; New Music; Prepared piano music
Downloads: 88
[audio]The Piano Music of Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji was a British born composer, pianist, and author who wrote some of the longest and most difficult to perform works for the piano ever composed. Although a 20th century composer his works had more in common with the elaborate counterpoint of Bach than with the modern compositions of his contemporaries, such as Cage, Antheil, or Schoenberg. His compositions were so difficult to play that he actually forbid public performance of them for decades, so as to avoid them from ...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Documentary; New Music; 20th Century Classical; Shapurji Sorabji
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